Manchester City won their first piece of silverware of the English season on Sunday, beating Tottenham 1-0 in the EFL Cup final thanks to a late header goal from Aymeric Laporte. City were the dominant side for the entire match, only allowing one shot on goal, but the ball would either miss the frame or be saved by Hugo Lloris for the first 80 minutes. That was until in the 82nd minute, when Serge Aurier fouled Raheem Sterling, setting up what was essentially a short corner kick.
Kevin de Bruyne lofted a ball into the box that Laporte headed home with class, clinching the match and the trophy. Take a look:
Tottenham never felt like they'd get back into the game, even with Harry Kane and Heung-min Son. The team's best chance came in the second half via Gio Lo Celso, who looked close to getting his team on the board before American Zack Steffen's incredible save on a curling effort.
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The win is one of what is likely at least two trophies on the season for City as they are close to clinching the Premier League. The team is also still alive in the UEFA Champions League, where they face PSG in the semifinals on Wednesday. You can see that match on Paramount+.
Meanwhile, Tottenham still haven't won a trophy since 2008.
Manchester City 1, Tottenham 0 (FT)
⚽ Aymeric Laporte (82')